2011/28/01, 12:01 am
Cybermart, a retail subsidiary of Apple partner Foxconn, is planning an aggressive expansion in Greater China after winning distribution rights for Apple products, according to a new report. Samsung was unable to capitalize on its iPad and iPhone challengers, posting its lowest quarterly profit in six quarters. Finally, a Microsoft spokesperson said the company was "looking into" a Mac App Store version of its Office productivity suite.
2011/20/01, 03:01 pm
A consortium of environmentally focused groups in China called out Apple on Thursday for allegedly failing to properly oversee suppliers, accusing the iPhone maker of fostering health and safety problems in factories.
2010/31/12, 10:12 pm
Cases purported to be for Apple's next-generation iPad that were posted to a Chinese trade site are being removed after the site received a "legitimate takedown request," possibly lending credence to their authenticity, according to a new report.
2010/22/12, 08:12 pm
The second-generation iPad may have a smaller bezel, a flat back panel and a wide-range speaker, a new unverified report claims.
2010/07/12, 12:12 am
Apple manufacturing partner Foxconn will begin shipping Apple's next-generation iPad within the next 100 days, allowing Apple to stock up for an April launch, a new report claims.
2010/23/11, 07:11 am
Foxconn, Apple's overseas manufacturing partner, has added new production plants in Chengdu, China, to produce an extra 10,000 iPads per day and help to meet demand for the touchscreen tablet during the holiday season.
2010/19/11, 09:11 am
Chinese workers of Foxconn, Apple's overseas manufacturing partner, protested their wages and proposed relocation plans this week. Also, the company denied its employees sold white iPhone 4 parts that allowed a high school student to assemble and sell them.
2010/17/11, 12:11 pm
The eighth richest man in the world hopes he will be able to convince Apple to assemble its products in Brazil, rather than in sometimes-controversial facilities in China.
2010/27/10, 11:10 pm
Apple partners Foxconn and Pegatron have both received orders for a CDMA version of the iPhone 4 due out in 2011, a new report out of the Far East claims.
2010/15/10, 11:10 pm
Apple manufacturing partner Foxconn is planning to build a new $10 billion plant in the Chinese city of Chengdu, according to a new report.
2010/20/08, 09:08 am
Apple's overseas manufacturing partner has instituted a new strategy that intends to prevent employee suicides by offering more "entertainment" time and cutting overtime work hours.
2010/16/07, 08:07 am
Apple is not directly compensating Foxconn workers, an executive with the overseas manufacturing partner said this week, denying a rumor that first formed last month as a number of suicides gained public attention.
2010/06/07, 08:07 am
A close look at the iPhone 4 supply chain demonstrates how contract manufacturers, including Apple partner Foxconn, are fighting rising costs in China in order to stay competitive and profitable in today's market.
2010/11/06, 09:06 am
Facing increasing scrutiny from the media and general public over a rash of employee suicides, Apple manufacturing partner Foxconn is rumored to be plotting an exodus from mainland China sometime in the future.
2010/01/06, 11:06 am
A new report suggests Apple could address employee issues with its manufacturing partner Foxconn by directly compensating workers with profits from products assembled overseas, including the iPhone and iPad.
2010/28/05, 09:05 am
After another alleged suicide at Foxconn's Shenzhen, China, plant on Wednesday, and an attempted suicide on Thursday, the company revealed that it plans to give a 20 percent pay raise to its employees.
2010/26/05, 08:05 am
As overseas electronics manufacturer Foxconn continues to come under fire for a number of suicides over the last year, Apple has officially commented on the matter and revealed that it plans to carry out its own independent investigations.
2010/25/05, 03:05 pm
A Chinese employee of Foxconn, the overseas manufacturer of numerous Apple products, jumped from a building to his death Tuesday, marking the 10th apparent suicide for the company in the last year.
2010/17/05, 08:05 am
Foxconn, the manufacturer of Apple's fourth-generation iPhone, will ship 24 million units in 2010, with new LCD displays that include IPS and FFS technology for improved e-book reading capabilities, according to component makers.
2010/04/05, 11:05 am
With Apple's new iPhone expected to launch in a matter of months, a new report alleges Foxconn will again assemble the device, while a new panel supplier will be added into the mix.